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Public Works will re-open our front counter to the public on July 6 and start providing some modified services.  Our hours will be 8 – 5, with closure from 12 – 1:30 for sanitation. Masks are mandatory in our building, and we ask that you adhere to physical distancing protocol. We will have limited services at our front counter and will not be accepting drop in meetings.  Please contact 805-781-5252 to make an appointment with staff.  Bus passes can be purchased at the Kiosk on the corner of Osos and Palm or by phone via Follow us on Twitter @SLOCountyPWD for the latest updates.

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Division Manager - Mark Chiaramonte

Mission Statement

To provide our community with reliable, high quality water services you can count on every day.

The Utilities Division is responsible for the administration and operation of various water and waste water wholesale and retail facilities and long term master water planning.

The Division administers, operates and maintains water distribution and wastewater collection systems efficiently and effectively to deliver a reliable supply of safe and regulatory compliant drinking water, maintain and provide a reliable reserve for irrigation and firefighting, and provide for collection, conveyance and monitoring wastewater collection systems to protect the public, ensure safety and environmental health, and maintain regulatory compliance.


Enhancing quality of life every day

Vision Statement

Leading water technology services in a changing world


Service - Providing continuous utility services in a complete and professionally responsive manner

Quality - Providing continuous state regulatory conforming water supply and disposal products of highest efficient quality

Integrity - Maintaining an adherence to honest and ethical principles in all our service efforts and goals

Reliability - Demonstrate dependability with accuracy and honesty

Related Services

Sewer and Water Connections (Will Serve)
Los Osos Sewer Lateral and Septic Tank Locations
Los Osos Water Recycling Facility Tours
Public Works Water Resources

Contact Public Works via web form, email, or call us at (805) 781-5252.